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in california, south carolina and here in hard-hit new jersey are getting customers to shop local. and we'll give you tips so that you can take full advantage of small business saturday on november 24th. it's time to make money. coming up next on "your business." >>> small businesses are revitalizing the economy. american express open is here to help. that's why we are proud to present "your business" on msnbc. >>> hi, there, everyone. i'm j.j. ramberg. welcome to a very special edition of "your business." it comes in between black friday and cybermonday. this year, small business saturday is november 24th. it is a day people are urged to shop local and is support their communities. we are coming from maplewood, new jersey. a storm-battered state where small businesses need customers more than ever. across the country in burbank, california, the shop local movement has taken off in a big way. in the magnolia park section of that city, local retailers have banded together to revitalize not only sales but also their neighborhood. >>> it is the last friday of the month in the magnolia park s
. >> but i look so good. >> bill: it is true, out in california that is what happens. what is the emotional attachment the music has to the american people? >> we try to do in our songs, themes that relate to people. when we started out it was serving, southern california, california girls. it was going to the dance, surfer girl. all these great things that were going on in our lives. i think they were going on in millions of lives. we connected through the themes along with the harmonies and created that feeling. >> bill: that's what it is. people go to see your concert and listen to your records because they are celebrating their own lives. every time a song comes on, a flashback -- when i was a lauer, i was singing slope john b. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bill: you nice have connected to the american people when your songs come on, they remember the good times in their lives. >> that's right. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bill: you are going to be 70-years-old, next week. >> yeah. >> bill: you wrote surfer girl my personal favorite. >> when i was 19. >> bill: can you believe you are
's the one james, san jose california, you're on with author kenneth davis. >> caller: good morning, mr. davis. mr. davis, you mentioned columbus discovering the new world, but i read that the vikings were it the first on the east coast. and before them came a navigator from ireland. do you have any historical the information on these two? >> guest: short. i address both of those questions in don't know much about geography. one is much more easily incident the other because certainly the vikings were here, when i say here, in north america close of 500 years before columbus arrived. the site of the viking village that they left behind has been excavated. it is now a unesco world heritage site up in newfoundland so that evidence is quite clear and overwhelming. the part of the story that connects to columbus, however, was always the idea that, perhaps, there was some way that columbus knew about the vikings having sailed here. there was even a map that later proved to be a fraud that was said to be something columbus had. there is no evidence to suggest that columbus knew about the viki
waited for about 40 minutes. they had seats. i got to sit down and wait. host: to reset in california. let's move on to barry from massachusetts. caller: i think it is just pregnant women who were allowed to vote, that would speed up the process. then the big interest people could finance them or to them into -- somebody made them pregnant. it would have an influence. that would speed them up. host: we will leave it there. we have a tweet from somebody who identifies themselves as sea of tranquillity. more from the article in "the baltimore sun." this is talking about a proposal from senator mark warner. the article goes on to say -- back to the phones. ernest is calling on the independent line from philadelphia. caller: good morning. host: give me one of your remedies for speeding up the voting process. caller: i would like to speak about the independents and third-party is being included in debates. host: we are talking about the voting process itself. caller: right. what we can do is have more polling places available for people to vote. host: did you vote until this election? call
have to do this again. >> greg fletcher, walmart associate in california. appreciate you joining us today and give your brother-in-law and your wife my best. >> i will. thank you. >>> so this is something that labor's been working out for a long time. and yesterday, i think, was bigger than anything that's ever happened in the labor actions against walmart. there's two ways to read what happened yesterday. there's one in the context of how many workers they have, which is 1.6 million associates and it's a massive operation, and so even if 100, 200, 1,000, or 15,000 people walk out, that's relatively small. the other way to look at it is in the history of walmart which has been resistant to any kind of concerted labor action. i'm curious on your take away from yesterday. >> well, i think it's not big enough yet to see this as the turning point. i do agree that in the history of walmart, this is a bigger deal than we've seen before. and i think the fact that it comes after the election and after occupy and occupy sandy, i think, was a big deal too. there was a little bit of a shift of
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